Regence health plans join national Rally for Recovery Commitment to combat COVID-19 pandemic

By Regence
March 05, 2021
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Rally for Recovery Commitment

Employers take action to help protect people and communities as vaccines become more available

Main image: U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The Rally for Recovery Commitment:
Our company or organization is doing and will continue to do our part to help protect our employees, customers and communities; reignite the economy; and defeat the pandemic.

This week the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Rally for Recovery Commitment to help combat COVID-19 and support those impacted by the pandemic.

Regence is part of the 35 independent and locally operated Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) companies that deliver health insurance coverage to one in three Americans across all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. BCBS companies commit to:

  • Requiring individuals to wear masks and social distance while in the workplace.
  • Reducing barriers to vaccinations by making it easier for employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine, once available to them.
  • Communicating with employees, members and communities about the safety and effectiveness of vaccines and ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Rally for Recovery Commitment steps employers can take
Source: U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Regence joined the Rally for Recovery Commitment as part of a larger, ongoing effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout 2020, Regence worked closely with its employees, members, employers, providers and many others to provide community support. Across Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Utah, this included covering more than $110 million in COVID-19 tests and treatment at no cost to members; reimbursing virtual care at the same levels as in-person visits, allowing for safer care for members and greater financial stability for providers during the height of the pandemic; and shifting 99% of our 5,000+ employees to work-from-home solutions.  

Regence guiding principles for our pandemic response

We’re here to help

More information about COVID-19 and support for Regence members is available online. Regence members can also sign in to learn more about their health plan benefits or call the customer service number on the back of their member ID card.